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Pop vs. Pup — What's the Difference?

Pop vs. Pup — What's the Difference?

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Pop

To make a short, sharp, explosive sound.
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Pup

A young dog; a puppy.
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Pop

To burst open with a short, sharp, explosive sound.
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Pup

One of the young of certain other animals, such as wolves, coyotes, rats, seals, or sharks.
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Pop

To move quickly or unexpectedly; appear abruptly
At last the cottage popped into view.
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Pup

An inexperienced or conceited young person
A mere pup trying his first case in court.
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Pop

To open wide suddenly
The child's eyes popped with astonishment.
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Pup

To give birth to pups.
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Pop

To have the eustachian tubes open suddenly, equalizing pressure on both sides of the eardrum in response to changes in atmospheric pressure, as in a descending airplane
After I swallowed, my ears popped.
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Pup

A young dog, wolf, fox, seal, bat or shark, or the young of certain other animals.
The dog has had that bed since he was just a pup.
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Pop

(Baseball) To hit a short high fly ball, especially one that can be caught by an infielder
Popped out to shortstop.
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Pup

A young, inexperienced person.
The new teacher is a mere pup.
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Pop

To shoot a firearm, such as a pistol.
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Pup

Any cute dog, regardless of age.
My pup likes to run as fast as he can, yet cannot always stop in time!
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Pop

To be exciting
A club that really pops at night.
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Pup

A short semi-trailer used jointly with a dolly and another semi-trailer to create a twin trailer.
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Pop

To be visually striking
A logo that really pops.
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Pup

(horticulture) A new plant growing from a shoot that can be used for propagation.
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Pop

To cause to make a sharp bursting sound.
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Pup

A kind of small spotlight.
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Pop

To cause to open with a sharp bursting sound
Popped the hood of the car to check the oil.
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Pup

An early edition of a periodical publication, intended for distribution to distant locations.
Bulldog edition
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Pop

To cause to explode with a sharp bursting sound
Popped the balloon.
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Pup

(intransitive) To give birth to pups.
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Pop

To put or thrust suddenly or unexpectedly
"popping a crisp plump shrimp into her mouth" (Kathleen Winsor).
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Pup

A young dog; a puppy.
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Pop

To discharge (a firearm).
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Pup

To bring forth whelps or young, as the female of the canine species.
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Pop

To fire at; shoot.
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Pup

Young of any of various canines such as a dog or wolf
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Pop

To hit or strike
Popped me on the head.
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Pup

An inexperienced young person
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Pop

(Baseball) To hit (a ball) high in the air but not far.
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Pup

Birth;
The dog whelped
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Pop

To release (a clutch) suddenly.
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Pop

To take (drugs), especially orally
"To calm a case of the jitters ... the bride popped Valium" (People).
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Pop

To have (a drink)
Popped a few beers after work.
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Pop

(Slang) To take into legal custody; arrest
"Her friend was visiting and got popped for a DUI while he was driving her car" (Jamie Harrison).
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Pop

A sudden sharp, explosive sound.
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Pop

A shot with a firearm.
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Pop

Chiefly Midwestern US See soft drink. See Note at tonic.
Dec 05, 2022

Pop

(Baseball) A pop fly.
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Pop

Father.
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Pop

Popular music.
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Pop

Pop art.
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Pop

With a popping sound.
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Pop

Abruptly or unexpectedly.
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Pop

Of or for the general public; popular or popularized
Pop culture.
Pop psychology.
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Pop

Of, relating to, or specializing in popular music
A pop singer.
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Pop

Of or suggestive of pop art
A pop style.
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Pop

(countable) A loud, sharp sound, as of a cork coming out of a bottle.
Listen to the pop of a champagne cork.
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Pop

An effervescent or fizzy drink, most frequently nonalcoholic; soda pop.
Lunch was sandwiches and a bottle of pop.
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Pop

A bottle, can, or serving of effervescent or fizzy drink, most frequently nonalcoholic; a soda pop.
Go in the store and buy us three pops.
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Pop

A pop shot: a quick, possibly unaimed, shot with a firearm.
The man with the gun took a pop at the rabbit.
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Pop

A quantity dispensed; a portion; apiece.
They cost 50 pence a pop.
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Pop

Something that stands out or is distinctive to the mind or senses.
A white dress with a pop of red
A pop of vanilla flavour
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Pop

(computing) The removal of a data item from the top of a stack.
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Pop

A bird, the European redwing.
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Pop

(physics) The sixth derivative of the position vector with respect to time (after velocity, acceleration, jerk, jounce, crackle), i.e. the rate of change of crackle.
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Pop

A pistol.
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Pop

A small, immature peanut, boiled as a snack.
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Pop

(colloquial) freeze pop
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Pop

A (usually very) loud audience reaction.
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Pop

One's father.
My pop used to tell me to do my homework every night.
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Pop

Pop music.
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Pop

A Russian Orthodox priest; a parson.
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Pop

(intransitive) To make a pop, or sharp, quick sound.
The muskets popped away on all sides.
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Pop

(ergative) To burst (something) with a popping sound.
The boy with the pin popped the balloon.
This corn pops well.
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Pop

To enter, or issue forth, with a quick, sudden movement; to move from place to place suddenly; to dart.
A rabbit popped out of the hole.
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Pop

To place (something) (somewhere); to move or position (something) with a short movement.
Just pop it in the fridge for now.
He popped his head around the door.
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Pop

To make a short trip or visit.
I'm just popping round to the newsagent.
I'll pop by your place later today.
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Pop

(intransitive) To stand out; to be distinctive to the senses.
This colour really pops.
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Pop

(transitive) To hit (something or someone).
He popped me on the nose.
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Pop

To shoot (usually somebody) with a firearm.
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Pop

To ejaculate; to orgasm.
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Pop

To remove (a data item) from the top of a stack.
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Pop

To give birth.
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Pop

To pawn (something) (to raise money).
I had to pop my watch to see me through until pay-day.
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Pop

To swallow or consume (especially a tablet of a drug, sometimes extended to other small items such as sweets or candy).
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Pop

To perform (a move or stunt) while riding a board or vehicle.
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Pop

To undergo equalization of pressure when the Eustachian tubes open.
My ears popped as the aeroplane began to ascend.
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Pop

(dance) To perform the popping style of dance.
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Pop

To arrest.
He's on probation. We can pop him right now for gang association.
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Pop

Used to represent a loud, sharp sound, as of a cork coming out of a bottle.
Dec 05, 2022

Pop

(used attributively in set phrases) Popular.
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Pop

A small, sharp, quick explosive sound or report; as, to go off with a pop.
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Pop

A nonalcoholic carbonated beverage; - so called because it expels the cork with a pop from the bottle containing it; as, ginger pop; lemon pop, etc.
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Pop

The European redwing.
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Pop

To make a pop, or sharp, quick sound; as, the muskets popped away on all sides.
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Pop

To enter, or issue forth, with a quick, sudden movement; to move from place to place suddenly; to dart; - with in, out, upon, off, etc.
He that killed my king . . . Popp'd in between the election and my hopes.
A trick of popping up and down every moment.
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Pop

To burst open with a pop, when heated over a fire; as, this corn pops well.
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Pop

To thrust or push suddenly; to offer suddenly; to bring suddenly and unexpectedly to notice; as, to pop one's head in at the door.
He popped a paper into his hand.
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Pop

To cause to pop; to cause to burst open by heat, as grains of Indian corn; as, to pop corn or chestnuts.
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Pop

To eat or swallow; - of food, especially snacks, in small pieces; as, he popped a whole can of peanuts while watching the movie.
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Pop

Like a pop; suddenly; unexpectedly.
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Pop

An informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk
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Pop

A sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring;
In New England they call sodas tonics
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Pop

A sharp explosive sound as from a gunshot or drawing a cork
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Pop

Music of general appeal to teenagers; a bland watered-down version of rock'n'roll with more rhythm and harmony and an emphasis on romantic love
Dec 05, 2022

Pop

Bulge outward;
His eyes popped
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Pop

Hit a pop-fly;
He popped out to shortstop
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Pop

Make a sharp explosive noise;
The cork of the champagne bottle popped
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Pop

Fire a weapon with a loud explosive noise;
The soldiers were popping
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Pop

Cause to make a sharp explosive sound;
He popped the champagne bottle
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Pop

Appear suddenly or unexpectedly;
The farm popped into view as we turned the corner
He suddenly popped up out of nowhere
Dec 05, 2022

Pop

Put or thrust suddenly and forcefully;
Pop the pizza into the microwave oven
He popped the petit-four into his mouth
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Pop

Release suddenly;
Pop the clutch
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Pop

Hit or strike;
He popped me on the head
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Pop

Drink down entirely;
He downed three martinis before dinner
She killed a bottle of brandy that night
They popped a few beer after work
Dec 05, 2022

Pop

Take drugs, especially orally;
The man charged with murder popped a valium to calm his nerves
Dec 05, 2022

Pop

Cause to burst with a lound, explosive sound;
The child popped the balloon
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Pop

Burst open with a sharp, explosive sound;
The balloon popped
This popcorn pops quickly in the microwave oven
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Pop

(of music or art) new and of general appeal (especially among young people)
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Pop

Like a pop or with a pop;
Everything went pop
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